Month: January 2015

Pregnancy testing cows: too expensive not to do

Do you think pregnancy testing is expensive? If so, odds are that you haven’t really thought about why you do it in the first place! Profitable production systems sail close to the wind. They strive to capitalise on all of their resources. Pregnancy diagnosis isn’t just about measuring the success of your bulls, predicting your …

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What’s a therapeutic diet?

At some point in your pet’s life, we may prescribe a therapeutic diet. These diets are created specifically to prevent or delay the onset of many medical conditions and may help control existing diseases. A good example of this is a diet for chronic kidney disease. These diets are balanced with a carefully controlled protein content …

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Keep your pets’ paws away from these foods

When it comes to tucker time for your pet, here’s a list of foods to keep off limits: Chocolate, coffee and caffeine – these contain theobromine and can cause vomiting, diarrhoea and even death in dogs Grapes, sultanas and raisins – can cause sudden kidney failure in dogs Avocados – can cause vomiting and diarrhoea …

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BVDV – why you should screen heifers for antibodies

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV or Pestivirus) is very common in Australian cattle herds with around 90% of herds showing evidence of past infection. BVDV is capable of causing 25-50% production losses in recently infected herds and can decimate pregnancy rates. When cattle are infected with BVDV in the first month of pregnancy, it is …

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